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Terms of Reference - Student Academic Experience Committee

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Section 1 - Purpose

(1) The Student Academic Experience Committee is a subcommittee of Academic Board.  It is the principal advisory committee of the Academic Board on issues relating to the student academic experience. The Committee will:

  1. Develop, monitor, review and advise the Academic Board on University Rules, Policies, Procedures and Guidelines relating to:
    1. supporting successful transition to study including orientation and early assessment;
    2. academic and other student support services;
    3. student representation and voice;
    4. recognition of academic achievements.
  2. Monitor and report on:
    1. the effectiveness of, and student engagement with, student academic support services including transition to study services;
    2. student retention;
    3. students at risk and their engagement with student academic support services; and
    4. participation, progress and completion by identified student subgroups in the context of student support services.
  3. Advise on general and specific initiatives undertaken to improve student engagement and experience.
  4. Consider and report on any matters referred to by the Vice-Chancellor, Academic Board or the Chair, Academic Board.
  5. Make a standing report to Academic Board at each ordinary meeting.
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Section 2 - Composition

(2) The membership of the Student Academic Experience Committee is:

  1. Ex officio members
    1. Chair: Deputy Chair (Students), Academic Board
    2. Vice President (Students) and Registrar (or nominee)
    3. Dean, Graduate Studies (or nominee)
    4. Executive Director, Global (or nominee)
    5. Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning (or nominee)
    6. Dean, Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples (or nominee)
    7. Director, Business Intelligence and Quality (or nominee)
  2. Elected members
    1. One Associate Dean (Education) appointed by the Chair
    2. One coursework student appointed by the Chair
    3. One higher degrees research student appointed by the Chair.

(3) The Director, Student Support (or nominee) will be an attendee at all meetings of the Student Academic Experience Committee.